The speaker’s conundrum
The Malaysian Insight
by
2h ago
UNSURPRISINGLY, there has been significant backlash not only from Perikatan MPs (“Speaker defends decision amidst Perikatan MPs’ criticism”, The Star, July 11, 2024) but also from the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih) (“Those MPs must vacate their seats’, The Star, July 12, 2024) following the decision of the Dewan Rakyat speaker that six expelled members of Bersatu get to keep their parliamentary seats (“Six get to keep their seats”, The Star, July 11, 2024 ..read more
Visit website
Child testimony should be treated cautiously
The Malaysian Insight
by
2h ago
THERE is a risk or danger if we accept the testimony of a child blindly without caution. For many years, the Evidence Act 1950 [Act 56] provide the requirement for corroborating evidence for the admission of child testimony in court. The main reason for the need of corroborating evidence for child testimony (whether in sworn or unsworn testimony cases) is because children, are unable to differentiate between “fantasy” and “reality ..read more
Visit website
3-day ‘walk for justice’ for Beng Hock starts today, cops notified
The Malaysian Insight
by
4h ago
A PRESSURE group demanding justice for political aide Teoh Beng Hock will start its three-day “walk for justice” this morning at Plaza Masalam in Shah Alam.  They plan to finish their walk at parliament in Kuala Lumpur on Monday where they intend to submit a memorandum to Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim ..read more
Visit website
Remembering Esha
The Malaysian Insight
by
19h ago
THE death of prominent Hindu rights activist and influencer Rajeswary Appahu, popularly known as Esha, is a grievous assault on what Malaysia should represent and protect: an unapologetic commitment to courage, an unwavering passion for truth, and unrestrained care for the powerless. These values characterised much of Rajeswary’s advocacy in spreading positivity through social media.   ..read more
Visit website
Putrajaya open to amending anti-party hopping law, says Anwar
The Malaysian Insight
by
20h ago
PUTRAJAYA is open to discussing amendments to the anti-party hopping law to plug any loopholes in the legislation, said Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim.  He said Pakatan Harapan (PH) had proposed amendments to the act in 2022, but the government at the time rejected its proposals.  ..read more
Visit website
[WATCH] Unforgettable experiences at Southeast Asia’s largest Legoland Water Park
The Malaysian Insight
by Nabihah Hamid, Fikri Ghazali
20h ago
SPLASH Carnival has returned to Legoland Malaysia Resort from now to August 4. Families told The Vibes that they had came to Legoland and had a blast of experiences at South-east Asia’s largest waterpark ..read more
Visit website
Anthony Loke’s shortness of breath not related to heart attack, says Lukanisman
The Malaysian Insight
by
20h ago
TRANSPORT Minister Anthony Loke’s shortness of breath while replying to questions in Dewan Rakyat on Wednesday was not related to a heart attack, said Deputy Health Minister Lukanisman Awang Sauni. Lukanisman said it was due to fitness problems faced by the minister, Bernama reported ..read more
Visit website
Police arrest Papagomo after court case
The Malaysian Insight
by
21h ago
CONTROVERSIAL blogger Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris, also known as Papagomo, was arrested by police after attending a sedition trial at the Kuala Lumpur High Court today. His lawyer Muhammad Rafique Rashid Ali said that two police officers from Bukit Aman Classified Crime Investigation Unit picked up his client around noon ..read more
Visit website
Anti-sexual harassment tribunal finds boss guilty in first award
The Malaysian Insight
by
1d ago
THE Tribunal for Anti-Sexual Harassment (TAGS) has issued an award for its first complaint involving physical sexual harassment by a male employer towards a female employee, the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry (KPWKM) said.  It said the award was issued within 60 days from the first hearing date, which was on May 23, in accordance with the provisions under Section 19(1) of the Anti-Sexual Harassment Act 2022 [Act 840 ..read more
Visit website
All work, no life
The Malaysian Insight
by
1d ago
THE Global Life-Work Balance Index has unveiled a sad fact that I had always known: Malaysia is the second-worst country in Asia for life-work balance ..read more
Visit website

Follow The Malaysian Insight on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR